DC Universe In May 2008

19 février 2008 Non Par Comic Box


Click here for a list of the comics published in may ‘08

dcu_zero_solicit.jpgDC UNIVERSE: ZERO
Written by Grant Morrison & Geoff Johns
Art by George Pérez, Tony Daniel,
J.G. Jones, Aaron Lopresti, Ivan Reis, Philip Tan and Carlos Pacheco
Cover by various
This is it! The greatest DC characters! Your favorite writers and artists! Everything leading to Final Crisis and beyond starts here for just 50¢! Take a journey through the past and present of the DCU, and witness the emergence of the greatest evil in the universe — and the stunning return of a force for good! You dare not miss DC Universe: Zero!
Retro-solicited; on sale April 30 • 32 pg, FC, $0.50 US

fnlcr-cv1_solicit.jpgFINAL CRISIS #1
Written by Grant Morrison
Art and covers by J.G. Jones
Witness the historic start of the final chapter in the Crisis trilogy that could only spring from the mind of Grant Morrison — Final Crisis, featuring stunning art by J.G. Jones (52 Covers)! Worlds will live and heroes will die in this epic tale spanning the beginning and end of the DC Universe!
The entire Multiverse is threatened as the mysterious Libra assembles an army of the DCU’s most terrifying super villains. But what is the ultimate plan, and who will live to find out?
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers by J.G. Jones that will ship in approximately 50/50 ratio. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale May 28 • 1 of 7 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

fnlcr_sktchb-cv_solicit.jpgFINAL CRISIS: SKETCHBOOK
Written by Grant Morrison
Art and cover by J.G. Jones
Take a behind-the-scenes look at the process of creating Final Crisis! Featuring sketches and character designs by J.G. Jones and script notes and designs by Grant Morrison, this special issue will give readers a sneak preview of what to expect in Final Crisis.
On sale May 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

tngt-cv3_solicit.jpgTANGENT: SUPERMAN’S REIGN #3
Written by Dan Jurgens & Ron Marz
Art by Joe Benitez & Victor Llamas
Cover by Carlos Pacheco & Jesus Merino
Ever since the Tangent Superman rebuilt the world’s power structure, the super-secret agency known as Nightwing has been biding their time, waiting to strike back. Now that the DCU’s Green Lantern and Flash have joined the Tangent Green Lantern and Flash, the stage has been set for Nightwing’s return!
On sale May 21 • 3 of 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

hnty1-cv1_solicit.jpgTHE HUNTRESS: YEAR ONE #1 & 2
Written by Ivory Madison
Art by Cliff Richards and Art Thibert
Cover by Matthew Clark
As the last survivor of a family eliminated by bloody rivalries among the mobs of Gotham, young Helena Bertinelli was sent overseas for her own safety — but began a quest for vengeance instead. Breakout writer Ivory Madison teams with Cliff Richards (WONDER WOMAN) for a continent-spanning story that reveals one woman’s journey from hunted to Huntress!
And in issue #2, shipping two weeks later, Helena Bertinelli’s vow never to return to Gotham is tested by her vigilante fight to reclaim her inheritance from the Sicilian underworld — and by her unexpected feelings for the son of a Gotham kingpin!
Issue # 1 on sale May 14, issue #2 on sale May 28
1 and 2 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

rntn_hw-cv1_r1_solicit.jpgRANN/THANAGAR: HOLY WAR #1
Written by Jim Starlin
Art and variant cover by Ron Lim & Rob Hunter
Cover by Starlin & Hunter
After a seemingly endless war, things are getting even worse for the planets of Rann and Thanagar. A long-forgotten religious cult has resurfaced on Thanagar, and the people of Rann still worship the deadly Lady Styx. To make matters worse, a fanatic strapped with explosives threatens to upset the delicate balance between the two planets, setting in motion events that will once again bring together DC’s greatest cosmic heroes: Adam Strange, Comet, Starfire, Hawkman, Starman, Chief Justice Max, Tigorr, the Weird and many more!
Written by the legendary Jim Starlin (Death of the New Gods, Infinity War) with art by Ron Lim (Silver Surfer) and Rob Hunter (Teen Titans), Rann/Thanagar: Holy War is an interstellar adventure that can’t be missed!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Jim Starlin & Rob Hunter), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Ron Lim & Hunter). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale May 7 • 1 of 8 • 40 pg, FC, $3.50 US

wttf-cv1_solicit.jpgTHE WAR THAT TIME FORGOT #1
Written by Bruce Jones
Art by Al Barrionuevo & Jimmy Palmiotti
Cover by Neal Adams
A lone USAF pilot, about to warn his superiors of the attack on Pearl Harbor, finds his craft suddenly crash-landing on a mysterious island populated with prehistoric creatures and soldiers of wars of the past, present and future — including Tomahawk, Firehair, and Hans Von Hammer, the Enemy Ace! What bizarre force has compelled these military masters of every era to inhabit the same strange territory? Can they survive without killing each other or being devoured by dinosaurs?
Don’t miss this incredible miniseries by the team of writer Bruce Jones (Hulk) artists Al Barrionuevo (DETECTIVE COMICS) & Jimmy Palmiotti and legendary cover artist Neal Adams (BATMAN)!
On sale May 7 • 1 of 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

tnsv2-cv2_solicit.jpgTITANS #2
Written by Judd Winick
Art and cover by Joe Benitez & Victor Llamas
The Titans hunt continues as all known Titans are being stalked and attacked! Can Nightwing, Beast Boy, Raven, Cyborg, Starfire, Red Arrow, and Donna Troy survive long enough to discover the identity of their mysterious foe?
On sale May 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

tt-cv59_solicit.jpgTEEN TITANS #59
Written by Sean McKeever
Art by Eddy Barrows & Ruy Jose
Cover by Barrows & Julio Ferreira
It’s Teen Titan versus Teen Titan when Clock King’s plan reaches its final, twisted stage. With teammates missing or presumed dead, can Robin and Wonder Girl put the pieces together before Clock King’s Terror Titans finish them off?
On sale May 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

tty1-cv5_solicit.jpgTEEN TITANS: YEAR ONE #5
Written by Amy Wolfram
Art and cover by Karl Kerschl & Serge LaPointe
Continuing the origin of the team, Wonder Girl and Speedy go out on a first date that ends in tragedy!!
On sale May 28 • 5 of 6 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

cyb-cv1_solicit.jpgDC SPECIAL: CYBORG #1
Written by Mark Sable
Art by Ken Lashley & Jonathan Glapion
Cover by Lashley
Is Vic Stone — a.k.a. CYBORG — man, machine or monster?
What dark secrets from his past are coming back to haunt him? And just how far will he go to prevent anyone else from suffering his fate? Find out the answer to these questions and more when — for the first time ever, the greatest Teen Titan of them all shines in his own series!
On sale May 21 • 1 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

raven-cv3_solicit.jpgDC SPECIAL: RAVEN #3
Written by Marv Wolfman
Art and cover by Damion Scott & Robert Campanella
Raven’s high school life is further explored as more tragedy hits the school grounds, and the power of the Medusa mask grows, but who is behind the emotion casting façade?
On sale May 7 • 3 of 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

dcvsws-cv2_solicit.jpgDC/WILDSTORM: DREAMWAR #2
Written by Keith Giffen
Art by Lee Garbett & Trevor Scott
Cover by Ivan Reis & Trevor Scott
Universes collide! The Justice League vs. the Authority. The Legion of Super-Heroes vs. Stormwatch. The Justice Society vs. Tranquility. When opposites meet, chaos reigns!
On sale May 21 • 2 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

gabc-cv8_solicit.jpgGREEN ARROW/BLACK CANARY #8
Written by Judd Winick
Art by Mike Norton & Wayne Faucher
Cover by Cliff Chiang
Still on the trail of the people responsible for Connor Hawke’s condition — and subsequent disappearance — Green Arrow and Black Canary face their uncertain pasts…and a future of uncertainty! And Ra’s al Ghul and his League of Assassins won’t make that easy!
On sale May 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

bmos-cv7_solicit.jpgBATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS #7
Written by Chuck Dixon
Art by Carlos Rodriguez & Bit
Cover by Doug Braithwaite
With Metamorpho still lost in space, Batman kicks his rescue mission into high gear! Meanwhile, the Outsiders are neck-deep in trouble of their own…deep in the heart of China!
On sale May 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

boog-cv9_solicit.jpgBOOSTER GOLD #9
Written by Geoff Johns & Jeff Katz
Art and cover by Dan Jurgens & Norm Rapmund
“Blue and Gold” continues as the Justice League International returns! In a desperate attempt to correct time, Booster Gold and Blue Beetle are forced to rebuild the team that defined them so long ago! But can what’s left of the JLI stop Max Lord and save the world from his O.M.A.C.s?
On sale May 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

salr-cv7_solicit.jpgSALVATION RUN #7
Written by Matthew Sturges
Variant cover by Neal Adams
Art and cover by Sean Chen & Walden Wong
The unforgettable conclusion to the ultimate game of survival between the DCU’s villains! Who will live? Who will die? Will anybody make it home? Retailers please note: For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition ordered, featuring a cover by Chen & Wong, you may order 1 copy of the Variant Edition, with a cover by Neal Adams. Please see the Previews Order Form for more details.
On sale May 7 • 7 of 7 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

blas-cv6_solicit.jpgBAT LASH #6
Written by Peter Brandvold & Sergio Aragones
Art by John Severin
Cover by Walter Simonson
Bat Lash’s origin comes to a stunning conclusion! As Bat tracks Brubaker to Mexico, Dominique takes her fate into her own hands. Who will survive?
On sale May 14 • 6 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

gugr-cv8_solicit.jpgGOTHAM UNDERGROUND #8
Written by Frank Tieri
Art by J. Calafiore & Jack Purcell
Cover by Calafiore
Featuring Spoiler! Penguin and his troops now control the Gotham underworld scene — but when the various gangs under his control start squabbling among themselves, can even the Penguin stop his empire from crumbling? Plus, Batman vs. the Vigilante!
On sale May 14 • 8 of 9 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

bm-cv677_solicit.jpgBATMAN #677
Written by Grant Morrison
Art by Tony Daniel & Sandu Florea
Cover by Alex Ross
Variant cover by Daniel
Continuing “Batman R.I.P,” the epic story that will change the legend of the Dark Knight forever! As the life of Bruce Wayne takes an interesting turn with Jezebel Jet, the life of Batman falls into the ultimate downward spiral.
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 25 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Alex Ross), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Tony Daniel). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale May 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

sm-cv676_solicit.jpgSUPERMAN #676
Written by Keith Champagne
Art by Rick Leonardi & Dan Green
Cover by Alex Ross
Superman embarks on a journey with a dying man who has been in the background of the Man Of Steel’s life from the very beginning. As they search for answers to the strange riddle of the man’s life, they also find themselves ambushed by…The Parasite!
On sale May 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

tor-cv1_solicit.jpgTOR #1
Written by Joe Kubert
Art and cover by Kubert
Driven into exile by his own people, a young Tor stuggles to survive alone in a periious prehistoric world. But beyond mere existence, Tor struggles for answers to the questions that have plaqued humankind for eons — why are we here? Is violence the only answer? is there more to life than suffering and survival?
His quest will take him deep inside a mysterious mountain — a dark land filled with strange peoples, evolving animals, and death at every turn. And while Tor must fight these battles alone, he will find some new friends along the way — all the time coming a step closer to what it means to be truly human.
As relevant now as it was when Kubert first created the character, Tor continues to be defined as the lone soul looking for answers in an unforgiving world he barely understands. Beautifully written and illustrated as only Joe Kubert can!
On sale May 7 • 1 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

bm_gam-cv1_rev_solicit.jpgBATMAN: GOTHAM AFTER MIDNIGHT #1
Written by Steve Niles
Art and cover by Kelley Jones
“There are things that go ‘bump’ in the night. Be thankful that one of those things is on our side…”
When the full moon rises and casts its eerie glow over the land, the creatures of the night come out to hunt and feast and prey on the innocent citizens of Gotham City, and only one man stands in their way: The Batman.
These are the bizarre and frightening case files of the Dark Knight Detective, featuring grave-robbers, men making monsters, night terrors, and the debut of an all-new moonlight monster known only as Midnight.
In this fatal first issue by the creative team of Steve Niles (30 Days of Night, SIMON DARK) and Kelley Jones (BATMAN: RED RAIN), Batman will come face-to-face with the Master of Fear himself — but just what is the Scarecrow after? And what does it have to do with the Axeman? Could it be some elaborate scheme to trap the Bat? Be here at the beginning — and beware!
On sale May 28 • 1 of 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

dtc-cv844_solicit.jpgDETECTIVE COMICS #844
Written by Paul Dini
Art by Dustin Nguyen & Derek Fridolfs
Cover by Nguyen
Batman and Zatanna struggle against the combined threat of Scarface and the new Ventriloquist as the villains attempt to take out an entire Gotham crime family. Plus, more on the origin of the Ventriloquist!
On sale May 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

ntw-cv144_solicit.jpgNIGHTWING #144
Written by Peter J. Tomasi Cover by Doug Mahnke
Art by Don Kramer, Rags Morales, Christian Alamy & Michael Bair
While still dealing with the fallout from attacking the League of Assassins’ secret island stronghold, Nightwing must face a hostage situation under the mean streets of New York City. Meanwhile, the League decides to grow their undead army using their newest captive: The Great Ten’s Mother of Champions.
On sale May 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

rb-cv174_solicit.jpgROBIN #174
Written by Chuck Dixon
Art by Chris Batista & Cam Smith
Cover by Freddie Williams II
They thought the Penguin was bad, but he was nothing compared to Sin Fang! It’s an all-out brawl, and Robin, Violet and Spoiler will have to work together if they want to get out alive. By the end of the night, casualties will be counted and the ultimate mysteryof Spoiler’s true identity will finally be solved!
On sale May 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

ctw-cv79_solicit.jpgCATWOMAN #79
Written by Will Pfeifer
Art by David Lopez & Alvaro Lopez
Cover by Adam Hughes
Home sweet home! Catwoman’s getting the hell off the Hell Planet, but all’s not well back on Earth. Things have changed in Gotham City since she’s been gone, and what was once a minor threat has turned into a price on her head! Plus, the return of a face from the past!
On sale May 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

bmcon-cv17_solicit.jpgBATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #17
Written by Fabian Nicieza
Art and cover by Kevin Maguire
Kicking off a 5-part story by Fabian Nicieza (X-Men) and Kevin Maguire (Justice League INTERNATIONAL)! Batgirl crosses paths with the Catwoman for the first time… and that’s bad luck, especially for Batgirl’s father: Commissioner Gordon!
On sale May 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

bmvssc-cv1_solicit.jpgBATMAN VS. THE SCARECROW
Written by Mike W. Barr and others
Art by Alan Davis & Paul Neary and others
Cover by Sal Amendola & Al Milgrom
Don’t miss this classic reprint of one of Batman’s greatest battles against the Scarecrow from DETECTIVE COMICS #371, originally included with the BATMAN/ SCARECROW: FEAR GIFT SET from DC Direct!
On sale May 7 • 24 pg, No ads, FC, $2.99 US

sidrk-cv8_solicit.jpgSIMON DARK #8
Written by Steve Niles
Art and cover by Scott Hampton
Simon takes Rachel into his confidence as the only person who can help him stop the cult’s war on Gotham City!
On sale May 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

bm_dmsk-cv2_solicit.jpgBATMAN: DEATH MASK #2
Written by Yoshinori Natsume
Art and cover by Natsume
The all-new original manga from the acclaimed Yoshinori Natsume continues! Bruce Wayne must confront his past and examine how the time he spent in Japan as a young man training to become Batman affected him…and whether his experiences then somehow led to the killer now rampaging throughout the underworld in Gotham.
On sale May 7 • 2 of 4 • 48 pg, B&W, $5.99 US

assm-cv11_solicit.jpgALL STAR SUPERMAN #11
Written by Grant Morrison
Art by Frank Quitely & Jamie Grant
Cover by Quitely
Superman…dead? What is the secret behind the Daily Planet’s ominous headline from the future? And what does Clark Kent have to say about it? All the pieces of Lex Luthor’s master plan to kill Superman begin to come together, building up to the All Star big bang in story’s finale!
On sale May 14 • FC, 32 pgs, Monthly, $2.99 US

act-cv865_solicit.jpgACTION COMICS #865
Written by Geoff Johns
Art by Jesus Merino
Cover by Kevin Maguire
The Flash has Captain Cold and Gorilla Grodd. Batman has the Joker and Two-Face. Superman has Lex Luthor and…the terrible Toyman? Take a look inside the mind of one of Superman’s strangest and most twisted adversaries as the original Toyman, Winslow Schott, returns to Metropolis. Plus, an alien who is everything Superman isn’t is heading towards Earth. And he’s not alone.
On sale May 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

smbm-cv48_solicit.jpgSUPERMAN/BATMAN #48
Written by Michael Green & Mike Johnson
Art and cover by Shane Davis & Matt “Batt” Banning
The penultimate chapter of “K” presents Superman vs. AAB (The All-American Boy) in a no-holds-barred fight through Smallville! Only Heroes scribe Michael Green and his writing partner, Mike Johnson, could create the AAB — a supersoldier with Doomsday’s DNA that’s infused with Kryptonite! Can Batman help the Man of Steel defeat AAB, or will we witness “The Death of Superman” all over again?
On sale May 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

sg-cv29_solicit.jpgSUPERGIRL #29
Written by Kelley Puckett
Art and cover by Drew Johnson & Ray Snyder
Supergirl’s impossible quest leads her to break a criminal out of jail and force him to plumb the secrets of recurring life. But while her aim may be true, her grasp of the situation is less so, leading her into battle with a deadly new foe!
On sale May 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

atom-cv23_solicit.jpgTHE ALL-NEW ATOM #23
Written by Rick Remender Cover by Ladrönn
Art by Pat Olliffe & John Stanisci
Stranded on the other side of tomorrow and adrift in the super subatomic world of the Genesis Bug, the Mighty Mite discovers a horrifying clue as to what his future holds. By saving the citizens of Ivy Town from the fate his missteps have lead them to, will The Atom inadvertently be the architect of his own greatest enemy?
On sale May 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

blue-cv27_solicit.jpgBLUE BEETLE #27
Written by Will Pfeifer
Art and cover by Rafael Albuquerque
Hold me closer, tiny demon! Blue Beetle and Traci 13 are just trying to have a normal date, but when that old black magic kicks up, there can’t be anything normal about it!
On sale May 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

bop-cv118_solicit.jpgBIRDS OF PREY #118
Written by Tony Bedard
Art by Nicola Scott & Doug Hazlewood
Cover by Stephane Roux
Misfit and Black Alice are kidnapped by denizens of the mysterious Dark Side Club…only to be find out they may have a deeper connection — just as they must battle each other for survival!
On sale May 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

bab-cv13_rev_solicit.jpgTHE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #13
Written by Mark Waid
Art by Jerry Ordway
Cover by Ordway & Bob Wiacek
Batman and Jay Garrick stand against an android samurai with a bad attitude!
On sale May 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

check-cv26_solicit.jpgCHECKMATE #26
Written by Bruce Jones
Art and cover by Manual Garcia
“Chimera,” by Bruce Jones (Hulk) and Manuel Garcia (COUNTDOWN) begins! Left for dead on a Middle East minefield, one soldier’s only chance to survive is as a test subject of a dangerous-but-invaluable project run by the Black King. Both the King’s wildest hopes and fears will be realized when the project takes a wrong turn, creating a fighter remarkably well-suited for supernatural battles!
On sale May 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Len Wein and Gerry Conway
Art by Dick Dillin & Dick Giordano
Cover by Ryan Sook
Don’t miss this 80-page volume of classic stories that ties in with characters from FINAL CRISIS — including the first appearence of Libra — from the pages of JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #111 (1974) and #166-168 (1979)!
On sale May 7 • 80 pg, FC, $4.99 US

Written by Roger Stern, Mark Waid, Michael Jan Friedman and Peter J. Tomasi
Art by Oscar Jimenez, José Marzán Jr, Kerry Gammill, Dennis Janke and others
Cover by Ryan Sook
Witness Mongul’s greatest moments in this 80-page Special collecting stories from THE FLASH #102, SUPERMAN #32 and SHOWCASE ‘95 #7-8!
On sale May 21 • 80 pg, FC, $4.99 US

gl-cv31_solicit.jpgGREEN LANTERN #31
Written by Geoff Johns
Art by Ivan Reis & Oclair Albert
Part 3 of “Secret Origin” explores the beginnings of Earth’s Green Lantern — Hal Jordan! Hal meets the Green Lantern who will teach him everything he knows: Sinestro! But Sinestro has another mission on this primitive mudball called planet Earth…a mission not even the Guardians of the Universe are aware of.
On sale May 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

glcor-cv24_solicit.jpgGREEN LANTERN CORPS #24
Written by Peter J. Tomasi
Art by Patrick Gleason & Prentis Rollins
As their quest to track down Sinestro Corps rings continues, the Green Lantern Corps discover to their horror that fellow Lanterns Sodam and Arisia have been captured by Mongul and subjected to the dreaded Black Mercy, causing their deadliest fears to be dragged into the light.
On sale May 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

fls-cv240_solicit.jpgTHE FLASH #240
Written by Tom Peyer
Art by Freddie Williams II
Primate fear! Estranged from Jay Garrick, The Flash is brutally double-teamed by the return of the one foe able to outdo Spin’s psychic rampage with one of his own — Grodd! Meanwhile, a lowlife strikeforce, one with strangely cosmic trappings, targets the twins’ fantastically developing powers! Four generations of the Flash legacy anchor this special issue!
On sale May 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

jsacl-cv38_solicit.jpgJSA CLASSIFIED #38
Written by Mike W. Barr
Art by Sean Martinbrough
Cover by Freddie Williams II
Part 1 of the 2-part “Body and Soul.” Wildcat stumbles across a faculty that steals the skills and instincts of past prize fighters. Will his abilities be the next ones on the auction block?
On sale May 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

jla-cv21_solicit.jpgJUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #21
Written by Dwayne McDuffie
Art and cover by Carlos Pacheco & Jesus Merine
Meet Libra and the Human Flame, two central villains in the upcoming FINAL CRISIS! Where’d the Human Flame come from, and who does he hate more than anything in the universe? As Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman assess the future of the Justice League, their days
may be numbered.
On sale May 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

jsa-cv16_solicit.jpgJUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #16
Written by Geoff Johns & Alex Ross
Art and variant cover by Dale Eaglesham
Cover by Alex Ross
The beginning of the end of the ever-growing Justice Society starts with a new storyline! In the first chapter of « Gog, » meet Earth’s future savior — the one, true Gog — as he offers the Justice Society of America something many of the members can’t refuse. But the controversial goodwill threatens to splinter the team, and it’s up to Alan, Jay and Wildcat to hold it together.
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Alex Ross), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Eaglesham). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale May 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

ininc-cv9_solicit.jpgINFINITY INC. #9
Written by Peter Milligan
Art and cover by Pete Woods

Monsters, incubi and superhero suits in the rural badlands of Montana! As Infinity Inc. pursues the mysterious Bogeyman that’s terrorizing the local populace, Mercy has a chance to prove she’s a team player. Meanwhile, Gerome’s dark twin reveals some of his wicked plans for Gerome.
On sale May 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

jonh-cv31_solicit.jpgJONAH HEX #31
Written by Jimmy Palmiotti & Justin Gray
Art by Paulo Siqueira & Amilton Santos
Cover by Richard Corben
Who is the Red Mask? Jonah Hex has been hired to track down and eliminate this elusive thief…but will he succeed before the Red Mask can claim another victim? Featuring stunning art by Paulo Siqueira and Amilton Santos (BLACK CANARY) and a cover by the legendary Richard Corben!
On sale May 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

lsh-cv42_solicit.jpgLEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #42
Written by Jim Shooter
Art and cover by Francis Manapul & John Livesay
The war against the powers from beyond the fringes of the universe forces the Legion into the most terrifying fight of their lives on Rimbor, homeworld of Ultra Boy — where he’s wanted for murder!
On sale May 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

mmen-cv8_solicit.jpgMETAL MEN #8
Written by Duncan Rouleau
Art and cover by Rouleau
It’s the incredible pulse pounding climax to the 8-issue miniseries as the mysterious alchemist known only as the Nameless makes his strongest bid yet to twist the Metal Men’s technological souls to his will! Can Magnus and his Metal Men resist? Or are America’s favorite knights of tomorrow to be reforged into the death-dealing machines of Earth’s destruction?
On sale May 7 • 8 of 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

ww-cv20_solicit.jpgWONDER WOMAN #20
Written by Gail Simone
Art by Aaron Lopresti & Matt Ryan
Cover by Lopresti
Barbarians at the gate — and a new artist! Aaron Lopresti (Incredible Hulk, Planet Hulk) joins the WONDER WOMAN creative team as the new monthly penciller just as that red-eyed invader of Diana Prince’s apartment from issue #16 returns! But which old (and we mean « old »!) DC hero is he, and what could he want from Wonder Woman?
On sale May 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

sprt-cv17_solicit.jpgTHE SPIRIT #17
Written by Sergio Aragones & Mark Evanier
Art and cover by Paul Smith
Ellen Dolan expects to get The Spirit alone on a luxury yacht…but an impossible mystery arises that distracts the Spirit’s attention and puts all the passenger’s lives in danger!
On sale May 21• 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

shadpt-cv25_solicit.jpgSHADOWPACT #25
Written by Matt Sturges
Art and cover by Phil Winslade
Cover by Tom Derenick and Wayne Faucher
The clarion call to arms sounds for the last time as our heroes roar into battle against a foe that can take down the combined might of three Shadowpact teams!
On sale May 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • FINAL ISSUE

Written by Paul Jenkins Cover by Sean Phillips
Art by Jae Lee and Sean Phillips
Collecting the hit 6-issue miniseries! A unique story that examines the psychology behind Harvey Dent’s split personality! Discover how one man can seemingly harbor two souls, each bent on the other’s destruction in this terrifying tale of Two-Face’s past and present, as he battles with himself — and the Batman!
Advance-solicited; on sale June 25 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US

Written and illustrated by Various
Cover by Greg Tocchinni
Collecting the six specials that feature the exploits of the Challengers of the Beyond as they seek out Ray Palmer across the many worlds of the Multiverse!
Advance-solicited; on sale July 2 • 160 pg, FC, $17.99 US

Written by Mark Waid, John Rogers and Keith Champagne
Art by Daniel Acuña, Freddie Williams II and Doug Braithwaite
Cover by Acuña
Wally West returns to active duty as the Flash — with the addition of his two children — in this amazing hardover collecting THE FLASH #231-237, guest-starring the Justice League! What’s his dark, dark family secret — the one that’s helping him keep the peace in Keystone? This volume also includes « The Fast Life, » by Mark Waid, John Rogers and Doug Braithwaite — the compelling tale of the West family’s life on a Flash-friendly alien world.
Advance-solicited; on sale July 30 • 160 pg, FC, $24.99 US

Written by Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis and John Ostrander
Art by Kevin Maguire, Bill Willingham, Luke McDonnell, Al Gordon, Bob Lewis and others
Cover by Maguire
The second hardcover volume collecting the classic JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL comics of the late 1980s, co-written by 52 mastermind Keith Giffen! Included here are JUSTICE LEAGUE ANNUAL #1, JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL #8-13, SUICIDE SQUAD #13, featuring Batman, Blue Beetle, Martian Manhunter, Guy Gardner, Black Canary, Mister Miracle, Dr. Fate, Booster Gold, Doctor Light, and the power of Shazam!
Rediscover the book that redefined the term « super-hero team » for a generation.
Advance-solicited; on sale August 6 • 208 pg, FC, $24.99 US

Written and illustrated by various
Cover by Alex Ross
Witness the Joker’s greatest feats of criminal merriment and sordid crimes against the denizens of Gotham in stories from BATMAN #1, 66, 73, 110, 321, and 613, DETECTIVE COMICS #332, 475, 613, BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE VOL. 2, BATMAN: THE LONG HALLOWEEN #4 and BATMAN ADVENTURES ANNUAL #1!
Advance-solicited; on sale June 11 • 192 pg, FC, $19.99 US

Written by Dan Jurgens
Art by Jurgens & Jesse Delperdang
Cover by Kevin Nowlan
Collecting the 6-issue miniseries that shed light on the origin of the Outsiders’ resident shape-shifter! Adventurer Rex Mason’s latest quest leads him to Egypt to recover the mysterious Orb of Ra, not realizing his life will be forever changed. What other surprises are in store?
Advance-solicited; on sale June 11 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US

Written by Kurt Busiek
Art by Carlos Pacheco & Jesus Merino
A softcover edition of the hardcover collecting SUPERMAN #654-658! The Man of Steel has returned to Metropolis and must battle to rout Intergang out of Metropolis! He also faces trouble with Lois, looming problems involving Lana Lang, and a dangerous new discovery in Kazakhstan!
Advance-solicited; on sale June 18 • 128 pg, FC, $12.99 US

Written by Bill Willingham & Matthew Sturges
Art by Tom Derenick, Doug Braithwaite, Phil Winslade and others
Cover by Braithwaite
Collecting SHADOWPACT #14-19! In this volume, Zauriel joins Shadowpact, Zatanna and the Justice League pay the team a visit, Blue Devil learns what he must do to save his parents, Doctor Gotham strikes at last and more!
Advance-solicited; on sale June 18 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US

Written by Geoff Johns
Art and cover by Gary Frank & Jonathan Sibal
Superstar artist Gary Frank joins writer Geoff Johns for an epic story teaming Superman with an adult version of the Legion of Super-Heroes, originally presented in Action Comics #858-863! When he was a boy, Clark Kent was isolated and alone until he met this teen team from the 31st century. Today, it’s been years since Superman saw his childhood friends. Why haven’t they returned to visit him? What’s become of the symbol of Superman in the future? And just why is the future so dangerous for Superman? They warned him away, but now he’s determined to help his friends — even if it means his life!
Advance-solicited; on sale July 9 • 168 pg, FC, $24.99 US

Written by Mark Millar, Peter David, Ron Marz, Dan Jurgens and others
Art by Darryl Banks, J.H. Williams III, Ryan Sook and others
Cover by Jurgens
Advance-solicited; on sale June 25 • 208 pg, FC, $19.99 US

Written by Geoff Johns, Sean McKeever, Marv Wolfman and Todd Dezago
Art by Alé Garza, Randy Green, Mike McKone, George Pérez and others
Cover by McKone
The super-popular future Titans are arrive in our present time in this story collecting TEEN TITANS #50-54, and they’ve already taken out the Justice League. What crucial historical event are they here to stop — or contribute to!
Advance-solicited; on sale July 2 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99

Written by Gardner Fox, John Broome and Mike Friedrich
Art by Carmine Infantino, Sheldon Moldoff, Gil Kane and others
Cover by Irv Novick
Over 500 pages of classic Batman adventures, from the pages of DETECTIVE COMICS #359-375, BATMAN #189-192, 194-197, and 199-201!
Advance-solicited; on sale July 2 • 552 pg, B&W, $16.99 US

Written by John Broome and Gardner Fox
Art by Carmine Infantino, Joe Giella and Murphy Anderson
Cover by Infantino & Anderson
More than 500 pages of high-speed adventure, collected from the pages of THE FLASH #120 – THE FLASH #140!
Advance-solicited; on sale June 18 • 552 pg, B&W, $16.99 US

titi-cv4_solicit.jpgTINY TITANS #4
Written by Baltazar & Franco
Art and cover by Baltazar
Find out what happens when Robin’s life goes to the birds! Meet the Little Tiny Titans as they show Wonder Girl just how tough babysitting can be! See why being Beast Boy’s dentist isn’t all it’s cracked up to be! All this and more Tiny fun than you can shake a stick at!
On sale May 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

sf-cv3_solicit.jpgSUPER FRIENDS #3
Written by Sholly Fisch
Art by Stewart McKenny & Phil Moy
Cover by J. Bone
The Super Friends are out of control! Will they discover who’s in charge of them before they have to retire for good? Plus, activities, fact files and the next part of your Super Friends membership kit!
On sale May 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

bmstr-cv45_solicit.jpgTHE BATMAN STRIKES! #45
Written by Jai Nitz
Cover by Andie Tong
Art by Christopher Jones & Terry Beatty
Batman’s left Batgirl to watch over Gotham on her own. Uh-oh. She’s fought lunatics like the Joker and brutes like Killer Croc to a standstill, but she may not be able to compete with the craftiness of Catwoman!
On sale May 14
32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

jlu-cv45_solicit.jpgJUSTICE LEAGUE UNLIMITED #45
Written by Alex Gradet
Art by Scott Cohn
Cover by Zach Howard
Metropolis is under attack thanks to some serious monkey business! And somehow, the League is powerless to stop the threat. How will Mary Marvel and Booster Gold save the day?
On sale May 7
32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

lshcy-cv14_solicit.jpgTHE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES IN THE 31st CENTURY #14
Written by J. Torres
Art and cover by
Alexander Serra
A distress call from a stranded United Planets’ ship pits the Legion against a gang of rogue Thanagarian pirates – and they’re not exactly carrying on Hawkman’s heroic legacy!
On sale May 14 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

ttg-cv55_r1_solicit.jpgTEEN TITANS GO! #55
Written by J. Torres
Art by Nauck & Lary Stucker
Cover by Nauck
The team has expanded, there are Titans East, West, North and South with even more new recruits being trained…but when the Hive 5 resurfaces, only Robin, Starfire, Cyborg, Beast Boy and Raven can take them down!
On sale May 28 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US Final Issue

carap-cv25_solicit.jpgCARTOON NETWORK ACTION PACK #25
Written by Jason Hall, Tom Warburton and Jim Alexander
Art by Ethen Beavers, Dan Davis, Scott McRae and others
Cover by Travis Kotzebue & Mike DeCarlo
It’s a 25th-issue extravaganza! Ben 10 takes the lead as he jumps back in time! Plus, Codename: Kids Next Door and Samurai Jack round out this exciting issue!
On sale May 14
32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

carcbp-cv45_solicit.jpgCARTOON NETWORK BLOCK PARTY #45
Written by Scott Cunningham, Paul Kupperberg and John Rozum
Art by Robert Pope, Christopher Cook, Phil Moy, Jeff Albrecht and Mike DeCarlo
Cover by Pope & DeCarlo
A house-painting job at Foster’s gets out of hand when Bloo decides to channel his inner muse! Plus, Grim Adventures and the Powerpuff Girls!
On sale May 28
32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

lt-cv162_solicit.jpgLOONEY TUNES #162
Written by Sholly Fisch and Frank Strom
Art by Neal Sternecky, Pablo Zamboni, Dave Alvarez, Horacio Ottolini and Mike DeCarlo
Cover by Scott Gross
Daffy and Porky are TV journalists, getting back to nature. But nature intends to get really up close with them!
On sale May 7
32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

sdo-cv132_solicit.jpgSCOOBY-DOO #132
Written by Scott Cunningham, Jack Briglio and John Rozum
Art by Scott Gross, Robert Pope and Scott Neely
Cover by Ropert Pope & Scott Neely
Spring is in the air — finally — and the Scoobs celebrate with a whale of a day at the beach!
On sale May 21
32 pg, FC, $2.25 US